Supercars for superheroes from BH Auction in Tokyo
On 28 March in Tokyo, BH Auction will offer a diverse selection of collector cars at its March Auction. There are Japanese cult classics on the menu to start, including a beautifully original 1970 Toyota 2000GT, in addition to European post-War main courses such as the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL ‘Gullwing’ (with über-rare centre-lock wheels) and rare, modern supercars for afters. Of the latter, there are three cars we’d love to drive home, all at distinctly different price points.
At the lower end, how good does the 2009 Aston Martin DB9 looks in California Sage? The handsome British Grand Tourer, a low-mileage example, is estimated at just 3.5–4m JPY. Should the Aston be a little timid for your tastes, we’re sure the 2008 Ruf Rt 12’s 650HP will keep you honest. Based on the 997-generation Porsche 911 Turbo, the silver sports car’s innocuous looks don’t begin to explain the power of the monster lurking beneath. Finally, the Abyss Black paint of the 2019 McLaren Senna at least goes some way to mask the opinion-polarising styling. Oh, if you’re a fan of the McLaren’s namesake, the rare 1995 Honda NSX Type-R should bring images of Ayrton dancing one around Suzuka, wearing his customary white socks and loafers, to mind. You can find our 10 favourites from the sale listed below or, alternatively, browse the entire catalogue in the Classic Driver Market.